The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 115 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Physics 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.16% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
531 534 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.20% 21.83% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 223 251
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £516 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 28
Average hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -49.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £9.39 £14.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Physics
South East

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Physics across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Physics
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Physics across the Berkshire region.

Physics Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Physics
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Physics across the Berkshire region.

Physics Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Physics
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 5 £350 - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Physics
South East

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Physics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Physics.

1 12 (92.31%) Degree
2 10 (76.92%) Computer Science
3 8 (61.54%) Mathematics
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
5 5 (38.46%) Project Management
5 5 (38.46%) Service Management
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
6 4 (30.77%) UNIX
6 4 (30.77%) Spring
6 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
6 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
7 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
7 3 (23.08%) C
8 2 (15.38%) 3GPP
8 2 (15.38%) Assembly Language
8 2 (15.38%) Change Management
8 2 (15.38%) Wireless
8 2 (15.38%) Front Office
8 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
8 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
8 2 (15.38%) QMS
8 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (15.38%) 4G
9 1 (7.69%) WebGL
9 1 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
9 1 (7.69%) MIMO

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Physics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Physics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD
1 1 (7.69%) Simulink
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) 3GPP
1 2 (15.38%) Wireless
1 2 (15.38%) 4G
2 1 (7.69%) WiMAX
2 1 (7.69%) MIMO
2 1 (7.69%) LTE
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Front Office
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) DSP Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
1 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) WinForms
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
2 1 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (7.69%) WebGL
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) STL
2 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
2 1 (7.69%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Computer Science
2 8 (61.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
1 5 (38.46%) Service Management
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) QMS
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Research
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C
3 2 (15.38%) Assembly Language
3 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
4 1 (7.69%) XAML
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ACCA
2 1 (7.69%) CIMA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) Autodesk
1 1 (7.69%) SolidWorks